Extensive knowledge in construction materials testing in the field and in the lab (concrete, rebar, soils, bearing, asphalt, fireproofing, floor flatness/levelness, sampling, steel inspections, standard and modified proctors, natural moistures, gradations, logging soil borings, soil classifications, drilling geo-technical inspections, environmental soil and water sampling).
Ten years in construction inspection work and construction observation and monitoring; experience in working with water, sewer, storm drain utilities as well as storm water management systems and experience in testing compaction of soils using a Nuclear Density Gauge
Written daily reports of inspections and observations submitted to client/contractor, data entry experience, experience with writing Phase I report writing and assessments
Knowledge in soil properties/soil classifications/soil stabilization procedures
Ability to work in several departments of the engineering field effectively and efficiently including construction materials testing, environmental, geotechnical and groundwater
Able to communicate/coordinate with contractors/foremen/superintendents/clientèle/communities/businesses
Managerial/leadership skills including: holding meetings and designating/delegating work to others; able to take orders/work with a team
Comfortable working out in the field as well as in the office and lab
Able to read plans/specifications/standards/SOP's effectively
Construction Inspections and Testing
Report writing and producing
Comprehension of Contract Documents/Plans/Designs/Specifications/Protocols/Standards
Attending meeting, job/contract coordination
Computer Program knowledge and skills
Public Works Inspector III02/2012 - 06/2015Department of Transportation, City of BaltimoreBaltimore, MD
Employed as an Inspector III for the City of Baltimore.
Contracts worked on include the following: Key Highway Shared Use Trail, National Aquarium Access Improvements and Rehabilitation of Roadways Around East Baltimore Life Science Park Phase 1C.
Work on these contracts consists of construction of new sidewalks/curb and gutter, driveways/roadways/alley, landscaping, utility installations, beautifications and street light installations.
Reviewing plans and specifications, attending meetings and producing cost estimates on work performed.
Producing all necessary certifications and paperwork pertaining to this project to the state.
All projects/contracts worked on for City of Baltimore are state federally funded.
Overseeing work performed by prime/general contractor and subcontractors.
Performing public relations, informing surrounding communities and businesses of work to be performed and maintaining good repore with communities.
Senior Technician/Assistant Manager12/2007 - 01/2012Froehling and RobertsonJessup, MD
Jobsites worked on include the following:. C4ISR in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, Flight 93 Memorial Park in Shanksville, PA and Automotive Track Evaluation Facility (ATEF) in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
Work on these jobsites consisted of being the sole onsite resident manager for 3-5 technicians for the C4ISR project, and the sole technician for the latter above mentioned jobsites. Tasks on jobsites included compaction of soils, monitoring the placement of fills, asphalt testing for roadways, correspondence with the lab for testing, concrete, steel, bearing, rebar, fireproofing tests, fire caulking, and floor flatness/levelness for building decking/floors, installation of utilities (water, sewer, storm drain and ponds)
Reviewed reports and submitted hours for each technician under my direction and developed summaries on site performance that were given to the client daily. (C4ISR)
Attended meetings, with clientele, Army Corps of Engineers, Superintendents and other involving Engineers; reviewed plans and specifications as well as shared information and updates with my project and branch managers. (All projects)